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Indian Navy launches Guided missile destroyer ‘Imphal’

The Indian Navy launched guided missile destroyer Imphal at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders in Mumbai on Saturday.  Imphal is the third ship to be launched under a project in which ships are built to carry and operate two multiple role helicopters. In a statement, the Navy said, enhanced stealth features have been achieved through the shaping of hull and use of ... Read More »

Can Sunrisers Hyderabad negate the Andre Russell threat?

HYDERABAD: Three weeks is a long time in the IPL. The hectic nature of the tournament, which involves traversing the length and breadth of the country — often playing two matches in three days, can impact performances and see fortunes fluctuating like a yo-yo. Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders have been through the grind of the league, both having ... Read More »

220 killed in battles for Libya’s capital last 2 weeks: UN

Fighting between rival Libyan forces for control of Tripoli has escalated in the past couple of days.  The death toll rose to at least 220, including combatants and civilians since the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) declared a major military offensive to take the capital earlier this month.  An LNA spokesman told a news conference in Benghazi that heavy clashes ... Read More »

Raj CM speaking like Pakistan’s spokesman

Udaipur : Former cabinet minister Rajendra Singh Rathore said Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s recent statements over surgical strike seems as if he is spokesman of Pakistan. Gehlot had recently said that even Pakistan had done air strike and surgical strike but no one discuss them. Rathore who was in Chittorgarh on Saturday to supervise the preparations for PM Modi’s proposed ... Read More »

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Third phase campaigning ends today

Campaigning for the Third phase will come to an end on Sunday. 116 constituencies, spread over 13 states and 2 Union Territories, will go to polls on Tuesday. Voting in will take place for all 26 constituencies in Gujarat, 20 in Kerala, 14 each in Maharashtra and Karnataka, 10 in Uttar Pradesh, seven in Chhattisgarh, six in Odisha, five each ... Read More »

At least 7 people killed in Kabul suicide blast

A suicide blast rocked Afghanistan’s capital Saturday during a gun battle with security forces, officials said, killing at least seven people a day after hopes for all-encompassing peace talks collapsed. At least eight people were wounded. Police chief Gen. Sayed Mohammad Roshandil said the bomber blew himself up outside the Telecommunications Ministry, clearing the way for four gunmen to enter ... Read More »

Delhi Capitals exact revenge with five-wicket win over KXIP

In IPL, Delhi Capitals avenged their shocking first-leg defeat with a five-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab, brightening their prospects of making the play-offs of the Indian Premier League in the national capital on Saturday. Chasing 164 for a win, senior opener Shikhar Dhawan laid the foundation with a fluent 56 of 41 balls, while skipper Shreyas Iyer contributed an ... Read More »

Arunachal Pradesh: 81.3% voter turnout recorded in re-polling

Polling in these booths could not take place on 11th April under the first phase due to various reasons. Fresh polling was held at 6 polling stations in Arunachal East Parliamentary seat and 13 in Arunachal West Parliamentary seat. Briefing media persons at Nirvachan Bhawan in Itanagar Saturday evening, Additional Chief Electoral Officer of the state Kangki Darang informed that ... Read More »

Congress president Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Chhattisgarh

Making a statement on NYAY Scheme, he said that NYAY scheme will not just help poor but will also provide employment and will boost the Indian economy. PRIYANKA GANDHI ADDRESSES PUBLIC RALLY IN WAYANAD Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today addressed a public rally in Wayanad in Kerala from where his brother and congress president Rahul Gandhi is contesting ... Read More »

Ada Hegerberg shortlisted among 5 others for BBC Women’s Footballer award

The winner of the inaugural women’s Ballon d’Or in 2018, Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Division 1 Féminine ( Championnat de France de Football Féminin) club Olympique Lyonnais.  The winner of 2016 UEFA Best Women’s Player in Europe Award and in 2017, Ada Hegerberg was named BBC Women’s Footballer of the ... Read More »

Campaigning gains momentum for 3rd phase of LS elections

116 constituencies, spread over 13 states and 2 Union Territories, will go to polls on the 23rd of this month. Voting in this phase will take place for all 26 constituencies in Gujarat, 20 in Kerala, 14 each in Maharashtra and Karnataka, 10 in Uttar Pradesh, 7 in Chhattisgarh, 6 in Odisha, 5 each in Bihar and West Bengal, 4 ... Read More »

PM Modi campaigns in West Bengal, Bihar, UP

Prime Minister said that strict action will be taken against those who have looted public money. Prime Minister’s next stop was Forbesganj in Araria where he addressed a public rally. Prime Minister Modi said that people will punish this time those who back separatists and divisive forces against the country.   The post PM Modi campaigns in West Bengal, Bihar, ... Read More »

RR vs MI Live: Mumbai lose Suryakumar, De Kock

LIVE BLOG I LIVE SCORECARD OVER 17: WICKET! Unadkat castles Pollard for 10 runs. Brilliant comeback from Unadkat. MI 124/4 OVER 16.5: SIX! Pollard whacks this over deep mid wicket. That’s Pollard’s special. Excellent shot from him. MI 124/3 OVER 16.4: DROPPED! Archer drops Pandya at 2. Archer drops his second catch of the match. Jaydev Unadkat is back into ... Read More »

Egypt votes in referendum to extend Sisi’s rule to 2024

The three-day plebiscite is expected to approve sweeping constitutional changes that will extend Sisi’s term until at least 2024. The 596-member assembly is packed with Sisi supporters, with 531 of the 554 legislators who attended the vote opting in favour of the constitutional changes. The amendments would allow Sisi, to run for another six-year term while boosting his control over ... Read More »

EC bars Himachal BJP chief Satpal Satti from campaigning for 48 hours

The ban will come into force on Saturday. The Commission observed that the impugned statement made by Satpal Satti, during the election campaign held at Ramshehar of Solan district in Himachal Pradesh, is not only indecent but also derogatory and totally uncalled for.  The commission exercised powers under Article 324 of the Indian Constitution. BJP leader Satpal Satti is the ... Read More »

Asian Granito forays into Sanitaryware segment

Asian Granito India has ventured into Sanitaryware segment, with an aim to provide ‘Complete Bathroom Solutions’ under one roof. The company is entering the Sanitaryware segment with 160 SKUs in products including Wash Basins, Water Closets (WC), Urinals, etc. Commercial Launch of ‘AGL Sanitaryware’ is expected by June 2019 across India. The company is launching Sanitaryware in the mid and ... Read More »

SpiceJet hires 500 employees, including 100 pilots of Jet Airways

Mumbai : SpiceJet has already absorbed over 500 employees, including 100 pilots, of the grounded carrier Jet Airways and it is open to induct more as it adds more aircraft and routes in the times ahead. The airline has already announced induction of 27 more planes -22 Boeing 737s and five turboprop Bombardier Q400s – in the fleet to help ... Read More »

Bharti Airtel to raise Rs 25,000 crore via rights issue

Mumbai : Bharti Airtel is all set of open its rights issue of Rs 25,000 crore on May 3 and it will close on May 17. The company has announced rights issue to raise up to Rs 25,000 crore through issuance of fully paid-up shares at a price of Rs 220 per share, and additional Rs 7,000 crore through a ... Read More »

Lupin seeks more time from commerce ministry to complete project in Indore SEZ

Mumbai : Lupin has sought more time from the commerce ministry to complete its project, with proposed investment of Rs 205.69 crore, in the Indore Special Economic Zone (SEZ). The company is setting up its pharma unit in Indore SEZ to manufacture pharmaceutical formulations – metered dose inhalers and dry powder inhalers. The company’s plea for extension of time will ... Read More »

SBI planning to raise Rs 17,000 crore via bonds

State Bank of India (SBI) is planning to raise $2.5 billion (about Rs 17,000 crore) through bonds to fund expansion of overseas business. The executive committee of the central board will take a decision in this regard on April 24, 2019. SBI is the country’s largest lender and it offers a wide range of services in the Personal Banking, Agriculture/ ... Read More »

Bajaj Finance launches five digitally-enabled Fixed Deposit service branches in Pune

Bajaj Finance has launched five digitally-enabled Fixed Deposit service branches in Camp, Nalstop, Fatima Nagar, Pimpri and Aundh area of Pune. The Company plans to open 40-50 branches across the country over the next 12-24 months. These branches are equipped with digital counters, Alexa Kiosks and Wi-fi enabled tabs which will enable the customer to transact, invest and get more ... Read More »

Bank of Baroda joins hands with Srei Equipment Finance

Bank of Baroda has joined hands with non-bank lender Srei Equipment Finance for infrastructure equipment finance. Iquippo, a non profit started by Srei’s promoters, will facilitate sourcing of loans. The CSR platform has helped disburse $400 million in loans to 70,000 customers. Bank of Baroda is engaged in providing various services, such as personal banking, corporate banking, international banking, small ... Read More »

GVK Power’s arms ink pact with ADIA, NIIF

GVK Power and Infrastructure’s subsidiaries — GVK Airports Developer (GVKADL) and GVK Airport Holdings (GVKAHL) have signed a term sheet and exclusivity agreement with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) for an investment in new shares in GVKAHL equating to a 49 percent stake. ADIA and NIIF were selected as the preferred partners ... Read More »

Majesco’s arm crushes attendance records at Convergence 2019

Majesco’s insurance arm and subsidiary company — Majesco, USA, has crushed annual customer conference attendance records, growing nearly 50%. Attendees included industry influencers from insurers, reinsurers, brokers, MGAs and InsurTechs and business leaders from insurance and beyond. This jump in attendance underscores Majesco’s market leadership and the rapid growth in adoption of Majesco’s modern cloud, API and microservices-based platforms for ... Read More »

Reliance Industries reports 10% rise in Q4 consolidated net profit

Mumbai : Reliance Industries has reported results for fourth quarter ended March 31, 2019. The company has reported a fall of 1.62% in its net profit at Rs 8,556 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 8,697 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the company fell marginally by 0.44% at Rs ... Read More »

Thangamayil Jewellery to open two new branches

Thangamayil Jewellery is all set to open two new branches on April 26, 2019. The 36th branch will be located at Devakottai, Sivaganga District, while 37th branch will be located at Usilampatti – Madurai District. Thangamayil Jewellery is one of the leading jewellery retailers. The Company trades in Gold Jewellery, Diamond and Platinum jewels. The products manufactured by the company ... Read More »

Intellect Design Arena features as leader in IDC MarketScape report

Mumbai : Intellect Design Arena has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide End-to-End Corporate Banking Solution Providers 2019 Vendor Assessment. AI automation, Analytics, APIs, and a focus on cloud-based flexibility and UX are outlined in Intellect’s future strategy reports IDC MarketScape. IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness ... Read More »

US arrests former Marine connected to North Korea embassy raid in Spain

According to the Washington Post, federal authorities arrested Christopher Ahn on Thursday, a member of the Free North Korea defector group, which seeks to overthrow the Asian country’s Kim dynasty. The raid in the North Korean embassy in Spain took place in February. Pyongyang has said that the embassy personnel had been tortured by the assailants who stole computers and ... Read More »

PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi to hold election rallies in Bihar on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi will address their fourth election rally in Bihar during the ongoing election campaign in the state. PM Modi will address election meeting at Forbesganj in Araria Lok Sabha constituency.  Senior JD( U) leader and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will share the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While Congress President Rahul ... Read More »

IPL 2019: RCB beat KKR by 10 runs

Put into bat, Bangalore posted a challenging total of 213 for 4 against Kolkata in the stipulated 20 overs.  Captain Virat Kohli’s brilliant 58 balls 100 and Moeen Ali’s quick 66 in 28 balls helped Bangalore to set the massive target for the hosts. Kolkata Knight Riders fought till the last over of the game but Andre Russell’s blistering 65 off ... Read More »

Campaigning gains momentum for third phase of LS elections

116 constituencies, spread over 13 states and 2 Union Territories, will go to polls on the 23rd of this month.  Voting in this phase will take place for all 26 constituencies in Gujarat, 20 in Kerala, 14 each in Maharashtra and Karnataka, 10 in Uttar Pradesh, 7 in Chhattisgarh, 6 in Odisha, 5 each in Bihar and West Bengal, 4 ... Read More »

J&K: One terrorist killed in an encounter with security forces in Baramulla district

Another terrorist is believed to be trapped in Wattergam area after the army cordoned off the area for the search operation.  The encounter broke out after terrorists attacked an Army patrolling party and fired indiscriminately. Army personnel retaliated the gunfire in which one terrorist was killed. The post J&K: One terrorist killed in an encounter with security forces in Baramulla ... Read More »

12 coaches of Poorva Express derail near Kanpur

The train was going to New Delhi when the incident occurred near Rooma railway station in Kanpur Nagar district at around 1 am. According to railway officials, at least 13 people were injured in the incident. The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Kanpur. CPRO Northern Central Railway, Gaurav Krishan Bansal told AIR that no causality is reported ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia increases India’s Haj Quota to 2 lakh

Official sources said, the decision will ensure that all the Haj applicants from big states like Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar can embark pilgrimage this year as their waiting lists have been cleared due to the increase in quota.  In February this year, the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More »

Asian Weightlifting Championship: Mirabai Chanu to spearhead India’s campaign

Chanu will be competing in the 49kg category from 48kg following the International Weightlifting Federations’s rejig of weight categories. She has made a strong comeback after having suffered a lower-back injury that kept her out of action for nearly nine months.  She will have potent competitors.  Among male weightlifters, India’s hopes will be on Jeremy Lalrinnunga, the gold medallist at ... Read More »

GMCH Doctors Treats Achalasia Cardia Through Laparoscopy

Gastroenterologists & GI Surgeon’s Joint Efforts lead to successful surgery Udaipur :  Doctors at Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital treated a rare condition on a 40 years old female patient by performing “Hellers Myotomy with Partial Fundoplication” procedure recently. The team of doctors was led by Gastro Surgeon Dr. Kamal Kishore Bishnoi accompanied by Gastroenterologists Dr. Pankaj Gupta & Dr. ... Read More »

IPL: RCB pull-off a 10-run win after another Russell carnage

KOLKATA: Royal Challengers Bangalore eked out a 10-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders for only their second success of the season after Andre Russell and Nitish Rana nearly pulled off the impossible in the Indian Premier League here on Friday. Needing 113 runs off the last six overs, Russell (65 off 25) and Rana (85 not out off 46) almost ... Read More »

BJP will win more seats than 2014: PM Modi

Talking to a private news channel, Prime MInister said that he challenged with himself that he will work faster to achieve the dreams of common people during next five years . Reiterating his commitment of eradicating corruption, Prime Minister said that earlier people had accepted that survival without black money was not possible, and that corruption was a way of ... Read More »

Russia shrugs off Mueller report

Mueller’s report is an investigation into Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. Speaking to reporters during a conference call, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow regretted the Mueller report was having an impact on its relations with Washington. DEMOCRATS SUBPOENA U.S. JUSTICE DEPT TO HAND OVER FULL REPORT Meanwhile, Democrats have vowed to continue pursuing Donald ... Read More »

National Spokesperson of Congress Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena

In a major setback for the Congress party in election season, national spokesperson and media face of the party jumped ship to join the Shiv Sena. She is miffed at the reinstatement of some party workers who had misbehaved with her in Mathura. On Thursday she expressed her anguish on twitter and on Friday paid a visit to Matoshree, to ... Read More »

Good Friday observed world over

World over, processions recreating the crucifixion of Christ were taken out on Good Friday. Beginning from home, devout catholic christians held sombre processions across the country recreating the last steps of Christ before his crucifixion. In Vijaywada the procession ended at St Peter’s Cathedral where Good Friday prayers were offered. In Kochi too similar processions were taken out. Prime Minister ... Read More »

Hanuman Jayanti celebrated across country

Ram sevak Hanuman. Devotees across the nation thronged temples to offer their prayers on Hanuman Jayanti with great zeal and enthusiasm. In Varanasi, people participated in a Shobha Yatra to mark the occasion. Devotees were also in festive spirits in Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh, and celebrated the festival by offering prayers and reciting the Hanuman Chalisa. The festival is ... Read More »

PM Modi addresses traders convention in Talkatora Stadium

In the midst of the heat of campaigning Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed a traders convention in Talkatora Stadium. He said that in the past 5 years he had done all he could in full sincerity for the welfare of traders. He said that increasing transparency and honesty in the economy of the country would boost progress and ... Read More »

West Bengal: BJP leader’s house ransacked in Hooghly

Chatterjee blamed the Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporters for the incident. she said that TMC is disturbed with the support for BJP. She added that nothing can stop her  and she will be campaigning more in coming days. The post West Bengal: BJP leader’s house ransacked in Hooghly appeared first on Udaipur News | Udaipur Latest News | udaipur local news. Read More »

Rajnikanth ready to contest Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls

Rajinikanth was speaking to the media outside his residence in Chennai on Friday. The actor was responding to a query as to whether he would contest the assembly elections in case the AIADMK failed to get a majority and its government lost its majority  after May 23 when the results of the assembly bypolls are announced. The post Rajnikanth ready ... Read More »

Delhi Metro trains to now run on solar power too

“Till now, solar power generated by roof-top solar plants installed in DMRC premises were utilised for auxiliary requirements such as lighting and air conditioning of stations, depots.  Marking the beginning of this “new arrangement”, DMRC’s Managing Director Mangu Singh Thursday travelled in a metro train powered by solar energy along with other officials from the JLN Stadium station to Central ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi gets EC notice over “Nyay” banners in Amethi

The banners, which had a picture of Rahul Gandhi, said, “Ab hoga nyay”. Rahul Gandhi has been asked to reply to the Election Commission’s notice in 24 hours. The election body, in its notice, said that the banners were put up without the permission of the local election officers and the owner of the building. The post Rahul Gandhi gets ... Read More »